Item description for Religion and Rational Theology (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant in Translation) by Immanuel Kant, Allen W. Wood & George Di Giovanni...
The purpose of this edition is to offer translations of the modern German edition of Kant's work in a uniform format suitable for Kant scholars. This volume collects all of Kant's writings on religion and rational theology. These works were written during a period of conflict between Kant and the Prussian authorities over his religious teachings. His final statement on religion was made after the death of King Friedrich Wilhelm II in 1797. The historical context and progression of this conflict is charted in the general introduction to the volume and in the translator's introductions to particular texts. All the translations are new with the exception of The Conflict of the Faculties, where the translation has been revised and re-edited to conform to the guideline of the Cambridge Edition. As is standard with all volumes in this edition there are linguistic and explanatory notes, and a glossary of key terms.
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Studio: Cambridge University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.21" Width: 6.14" Height: 1.11" Weight: 1.67 lbs.
Release Date Mar 31, 2006
Publisher Cambridge University Press
ISBN 0521799988 ISBN13 9780521799980
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More About Immanuel Kant, Allen W. Wood & George Di Giovanni
Allen W. Wood is a professor of philosophy at Stanford University. He is the author of "Kant s Rational Theology" and "Kant s Ethical Thought" and, with Paul Guyer, general editor of the "Cambridge Edition of the Works of Kant. ""
Immanuel Kant was born in 1724 and died in 1804 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of California, San Diego, University of Pennsylvania.
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Imprescindible Jan 25, 2006
Every serious scholar in Kant or Theology must owe this superb volume. It contains many unknown and important works in order to achieve a complete and accurate vision of Kant's moral theory and his philosophy of religion, as well as his whole system of philosophy, developed throughout the three Critiques. Kant himself delimited his philosophical project in the formulations of these three questions: "What can I know" --What I ought to do? and -What am I to expect? (CPR A 804/ B 832). Kant told that the last question, the theological one, was to be answer in "The religion within the limits of mere reason" of 1793 (AK 11: 414), a monumental work that makes clear several issues being somehow murky for the readers of the Groundwork and the Critique of the Pure reason, such as the value of the faith, the intelligible grounds of free will and the relation between morals and traditional religion.